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10
Sep

Damage to Eye From A Scratch. Can I Get This Corrected?

Question: Damage to Eye From A Scratch. Can I Get This Corrected? A few years ago, I was a victim of egging, which resulted in my pupil being scratched. I am no longer able to see out of that eye. Is there a possibility that I can have this corrected by surgery or is it...

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6
Sep

Can Lasik Surgery Help High Myopia?

LASIK for high myopia (near-sightedness) There are a number of factors that need to be considered for your highly near-sighted prescription. 1. Corneal thickness – laser vision corrections on the cornea reduce the thickness of the cornea in order to flatten it. If your prescription is too high or the cornea is too thin, it...

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20
Aug

What Are Good Lasik Eye Surgery Alternatives?

Question: Are there any good alternatives to LASIK? Answer: There are other good options besides LASIK. The options are dependent upon your particular refractive error (glasses prescription) and other measurements of your particular eyes (shape and corneal thickness to name a few). While glasses and contacts are the most common, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is the...

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20
Aug

Is Bladeless Lasik the Same As ilasik? Which is Best?

Question: I would really like to know if bladeless lasik is technically the same thing as ilasik? Or is ilasik just a TM name? Do you get the same results of bladeless lasik as you do with ilasik? A lasik provider says they use bladeless lasik (intra-something lasik). Is that ilasik that all the other...

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9
Aug

LASIK Questions: Post LASIK cruise

Q: I’m Two Weeks Post Lasik and Going on a Cruise, if I Go on Deck at Night Without Glasses Do I Need to Worry About my Flap? A: I am assuming that you are worried about possible windy conditions aboard a ship. The flap will certainly be secure enough after 2 weeks that wind...

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9
Aug

Q: Should I Have Mono Vision at Age of 38?

I’m 38 and I already had one eye LASIK 2 weeks ago which I obtain 20/20 vision. I have problem seeing close. If I do Lasik on the the remaining eye for -1.25, will it prevent me having to wear reading glasses later? (I don’t need reading glasses currently) Will it be difficult for me...

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7
Aug

Should I Have Lasik to Correct to 20/20?

Q: Should I Have Lasik to Correct to 20/20 ? I am 26 yrs old and my prescription is stable at -5.75 in right eye with -1.00 astigmatism, 42 axis and -6.00 in left eye with -1.00 astigmatism nd 136 axis. Corneal thickness: 502 microns in both eyes. I do not have dry eyes issues....

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7
Aug

Right Eye Blurry After Lasik, Is This Normal?

Q: Right Eye Blurry After Lasik, Is This Normal? (photo) I had lasik done five days ago with another LASIK provider and from day one, my right eye has been blurry both near and far( I see alot better through it than before lasik, but still noticeably blurry with both eyes open,left eye is perfect)....

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7
Aug

LASIK Question and Answer

Q: My Husband Had PRK Surgery over 10 Years Ago & Wants to Now Do LASIK. Is This Possible? 2nd Surgery After Having PRK A: It is possible. It would require a careful screening examinaton to determine LASIK candidacy. Another possibility would be another PRK procedure. The PRK procedure (or similar variants) is still commonly...

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7
Aug

PRK: What went wrong?

Q: PRK What Went Wrong I had PRK surgery about six weeks ago with another LASIK provider. Pre PRK surgery my prescription was -1.0 in both. Post PRK my prescription is -3.0 and +0.50 in both. It is so hard for me to function normally that I had to get glasses. I’m really worry that...

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7
Aug

Is LASIK Safe or Dangerous? What are the Risk Factors?

Q: Is Lasik Safe or Dangerous? There are numerous cases of corneal ectasia happening after Lasik. How can a procedure like Lasik be safe if it induces corneal ectasia years after Lasik surgery? What are the risk factors? A: The risk factors for corneal ectasia include thin cornea, high myopia, irregularly shaped cornea, and certain...

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31
Jul

See Us – See Clear!

All-Laser LASIK at LaserVue Eye Center is perhaps the most dynamic refractive procedure in ophthalmology, correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and even presbyopia (through monovision LASIK). At LaserVue Eye Center, we have been a part of the amazing changes in laser vision correction over the past decade, and we are grateful and privileged that we can...

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25
Jul

Wavefront LASIK vs Glasses

In a typical eye exam for glasses, an optometrist will measure your vision through a device called a phoropter by asking which view of the eye chart is clearer of two different choices. This is called a subjective refraction and is accurate to the degree that the patient can differentiate the two choices. One problem...

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24
Jul

Cataract Awareness Month – Free Cataract Screenings in August

Did you know cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in adults? Cataracts are very common. Approximately 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts and half of people 80 and older will develop cataracts. In honor of Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Jay Bansal of LaserVue LASIK and Cataract Center is offering free...

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18
Jun

What is Refractive Surgery?

Commonly Asked Questions from Real Patients Q: What Is Refractive Laser Eye Surgery and What Does It Treat? A: Refractive Surgery Is A Procedure That Corrects Refractive Errors But first, we should first explain refraction. As light passes through the cornea, which is the clear front part of the eye, it bends. The bending of...

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San Francisco

LaserVue LASIK and Laser Eye Surgery Center San Francisco
711 Van Ness Ave Suite 320,
San Francisco, CA 94102
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-415-346-5500

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Business Location
3540 Mendocino Ave. #200,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-707-522-6200

Mountain View

Laservue LASIK Center in Mountain View
1174 Castro St., #112,
Mountain View, CA 94040
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-650-966-0900

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